yourfileupdater.exe

YourFile Downloader

Via Advertising Group Limited

This is the Via Advertising bundle installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application yourfileupdater.exe by Via Advertising Group Limited has been detected as adware by 9 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the YourFile Downloader installer. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. This file is typically installed with the program Feature Update Service (YFD) by YourFile Downloader which is a potentially unwanted software program.
Publisher:
http://yourfiledownloader.com  (signed by Via Advertising Group Limited)

Product:
YourFile Downloader

Version:
1, 0, 0, 4

MD5:
6cce67e936dfb3f9fc45f0c99f95589a

SHA-1:
e08768927a8308883fc868f4845012e17922812e

SHA-256:
1626c0bb41a1f169464e08e27b1d480714d6f164aa8015fce8e586b2a4d0ef74

Scanner detections:
9 / 68

Status:
Adware

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
11/22/2017 5:59:44 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

avast!
Win32:Downloader-UEO [PUP]
2014.9-140628

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.YourFileDownloader
4.0.3.14927

Boost by Reason
Optional.Task.ViaAdvertisingGroupLimited.P
188838

ESET NOD32
Win32/YourFileDownloader (variant)
8.10014

G Data
Win32.Application.ExpressDownloader
14.9.24

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.Expressdownloader
t3scan.1.7.5.0

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Task.ViaAdvertisingGroupLimited.P
14.8.15.17

Sophos
Go For Files
4.98

VIPRE Antivirus
Via Advertising
30740

File size:
381.1 KB (390,256 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.1

Copyright:
Copyright http://yourfiledownloader.com (C) 2012

Original file name:
YourFile.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
YourFile Downloader

Language:
Russian (Russia)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\yourfiledownloader updater\yourfileupdater.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
4/12/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/12/2016 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Via Advertising Group Limited, O=Via Advertising Group Limited, STREET=Boumpoulinas 11, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, PostalCode=1060, C=CY

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00BABC309174F531C6762BBA466401FEAF

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/26/2014 9:50:29 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:TddWy3FPA9Un548uhSNnxNAH8XZuadpZuFwI6:ZhFPA9Un5Mgj1RuFk

Entry address:
0x5BAF

Entry point:
E8, 32, 4E, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 38, 23, 41, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 98, 21, 41, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 28, 03, 00, 00, A3, 68, 86, 41, 00, 89, 0D, 64, 86, 41, 00, 89, 15, 60, 86, 41, 00, 89, 1D, 5C, 86, 41, 00, 89, 35, 58, 86, 41, 00, 89, 3D...
 
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Entropy:
6.4984

Code size:
68 KB (69,632 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
YourFile DownloaderUpdate

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


The file yourfileupdater.exe has been discovered within the following programs.

Feature Update Service (YFD)  by YourFile Downloader
Installed with the YourFileDownloader program.
www.yourfiledownloader.com
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ns1.ibspark.com  (54.72.130.67:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-172-16-0-2.ec2.internal  (172.16.0.2:8080)

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